[CentOS] OpenLDAP support in future versions of CentOS

Tue Aug 28 18:56:14 UTC 2018
mark <m.roth at 5-cent.us>

Patrick Laimbock wrote:
> On 28-08-18 17:51, Alicia Smith wrote:
>> I just joined this mailing list, so I apologize in advance if this
>> topic has already been covered.
>> Red Hat and Suse announced they are no longer supporting OpenLDAP in
>> future releases. https://www.ostechnix.com/redhat-and-suse-announced-to-
>> withdraw-support-for-openldap/
>> However, we mainly use CentOS and while it's a RH derivative, I wanted
>> to find out what CentOS plans on doing in this regard. Will you continue
>> to include OpenLDAP or will it simply be removed?
>> I wasn't able to find any CentOS related articles in response to this,
>> and the only thing I did find that said CentOS hasn't released whether
>> they will continue to support it or not is from two years ago?
>> https://daasi.de/en/2017/09/25/red-hat-wont-continue-openldap-support-r
>> hel-8-daasi-international-supports-migration/
>> Any updates/feedback/information is appreciated :)
> In addition to Johnny's feedback, here's my 2 cents. On the OpenLDAP
> mailing list users with problems with RHEL/CentOS provided OpenLDAP have
> been advised for years to use the latest OpenLDAP RPMs from
> https://ltb-project.org/ or from https://symas.com which also provides
> paid support. The OpenLDAP version included in RHEL 7 (and thus CentOS 7)
> is 2.4.44 which is missing a ton of fixes compared to upstream's latest
> release.
> tl;dr use the latest RPMs from the LTB Project or Hymas.
Ok, problem for me: all our servers and workstation are connected to the
AD. If I need to check on something, I'll run ldapsearch, which is from
openldap-clients. Is there any advice of what we're supposed to use